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Yesterday @ the gym I listened to my favorite podcast (I don’t do political podcasts) called @HowIBuiltThis with @guyraz. The episode featured @SteveMadden & the ups & downs of his career. Two things struck me - his admission that he grew up believing that the most important /1
Thing was money, and his obsession with earning more 💰 caused him to engage in shady behavior that he knew in his heart was wrong & illegal. That “value” is like we also see with the Trumps, & while I don’t know folks like that, it struck me as ironic to hear about now. The /2
Other point of discussion was that Madden readily shared the inherent unfairness to blacks within the criminal justice system. He was in prison & saw 1st hand that mandatory drug sentencing laws disparately affected blacks & were unfairly harsh. We need his voice on #CJReform END
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#THREAD 1) Stories about how recent #HWH closures are impacting federal prisoners & their families are still pouring into our offices
2) We've learned of postponed release dates, reduction of #HWH time, and people being placed at #HWHs far from their homes
3) Last week, @Reuters covered the issue and helped spread news of this issue all over the nation! #HWH #cjreform…
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#THREAD: We've been hearing from fed prisoners & families about halfway houses being closed & people losing valuable re-entry time/services
2) So last week we asked all our federal #incarnated members what they were hearing and experiencing firsthand. #HWH
3) We were overwhelmed w/ responses & utterly appalled. We want to share some here. #HWH
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